C&U series in 1996, which Pak won
Originally Posted by nightprowler10
C&U series 1996, which pak won
Can someone post Sarfraz 9-86 spell at melbourne 1979 - I refuse to believe it as the best
He had a spell of 1-85 at that stage and being an exponent of swing (did he do 'em with reverse swing or ball tampering ???)
Flame bait?Originally Posted by Krishna_j
Thanks for that. I used to stay up all night to watch this series.Originally Posted by magsi23
ok - let me clarify - I used to admire Saf earlier - he had some good spells including one in Lahore in a forgotten series in '75 where he got 6-89 against a strong Windies lineup - Mushy was very appreciative of that spell
I happen to meet an ex Pak player in London who told me a few stories on Saf - jealousy , I wonder
anyway can someone post Saf's 9-86 on youtube ?
There was a lot of politics going around at the time Nawaz played cricket in Pakistan, so I'd take those comments with a grain of salt.Originally Posted by Krishna_j
Disagreed. Shoaib has bowled better.Originally Posted by nightprowler10
Sreesanth said, "Next ball he was beaten and I said, 'is this the King Charles Lara? Who is this impostor, moving around nervously? I should have kept my mouth shut for the next ball - mind you, it was a length ball - Lara just pulled it over the church beyond the boundary! He is a true legend."
Not gonna argue with that as I haven't seen as much of Akhtar as I have Akram.Originally Posted by Mr Mxyzptlk
Simply amazing whenever I watch it.Originally Posted by nightprowler10
Gotta be up there with the 2 best consecutive deliveries ever when you consider the quality of the batsmen he dismissed. Unbelievable.
"I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."
Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.
On test debut no less, IIRC.Originally Posted by Jono
Nah he debuted against WI about a year earlier. Still phenomenal though.
When you add also the match situation and the way in which he dismissed Dravid and Tendulkar (clean bowling them with in-swinging yorkers), its just ridiculously freakish.
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